U.S. Attorney General Garland to make statement on Thursday

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland takes questions following the announcement of the Justice Department's first affirmative litigation to protect access to reproductive healthcare following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, at the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., August 2, 2022.REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Aug 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland will make a statement to the media on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. ET (1830 GMT), the Justice Department said in a statement, without providing details.

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